Tradition, creativity and innovation. Welcome to the authentic Mediterranean flavour! The gastronomy of the Region of Valencia is a real delight. A cuisine with roots based on the local products of Alicante, Castellón and València.
The sea, the orchard and the mountain are the origin of our local products and the basis of our appreciated diet. Foods such as the artichoke from Benicarló, the red shrimp from Dénia, the rice from Valencia, the mollar pomegranate from Elche, the persimmon from the Ribera del Xúquer, the cherries from the mountain of Alicante, the tiger nut from València, its citrus fruits, the medlars of Callosa d'en Sarrià, the clóchina of València, the turrón of Alicante, the tomato of El Perelló ... Incredible products, exclusive from the Region of Valencia, that places our gastronomy among one of the most appreciated and valued in the World. The paella and the rice dishes are the great stars, but our cuisine has as many varied dishes for people to discover as they travel through our land. Savour the delicious stews and popular pots in the interior, the seafood cuisine in the coast, and surprise your palate following the path of wine tourism with white, red, and sweet wines from the land with Alicante, Utiel-Requena and València Denominations of Origin. Come and discover the most delicious Mediterranean!
At Christmas, the streets and houses are dressed in lights and flowers, and in the Region of Valéncia, we go beyond adding a Valencian flavour to our Christmas recipes and celebrating these festivities with unique events.
Welcome to València, a gastronomic destination par excellence. This guide will showcase some of the best Mediterranean culinary experiences you simply have to try when you visit the capital of the Turia.
While getting lost in the villages of Castellón is always a great idea, embarking on your exploration in autumn and winter promises to be an unforgettable experience. Find out more about the province and discover the destination for your next adventure.
In the Region of Valencia, and specifically in Valencia, there is a unique place in the world that you cannot miss: L'Albufera.